Elon WBB Suffers Setback at JMU

Posted by Press Release on January 30, 2015 at 10:39 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Elon women’s basketball team hung tight with league leader James Madison through much of the first half but the Dukes were able to pull away for a 89-60 win tonight, Jan. 30, in the JMU Convocation Center. “It was a tough atmosphere but we talked about being mentally focused and getting …Read the Rest…

HPU WBB Hosts Liberty In Battle For First Place

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University women’s basketball team will play Liberty on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Millis Center with first place in the Big South Conference on the line. The Panthers (13-7. 9-2) are looking to make it two wins in a row when they welcome the Flames (14-6, 10-1). …Read the Rest…


Elon WBB Travels to Conference Unbeaten JMU Friday

Posted by Don Moore on January 29, 2015 at 11:03 am under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – The Elon women’s basketball team (12-7, 5-3) begins a three-game road stretch with a game at league leader James Madison (17-2, 8-0) on Friday, Jan. 30, to close out the first month of conference play. Tip is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Harrisonburg, Va. Last Time Out The Phoenix played its first …Read the Rest…

Hampton’s Late Three Point Play Lifts GC Pride Women To Victory

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DANVILLE, VA – A late old fashion three point play by Greensboro College senior Shaninta Hampton helped give the Pride a narrow 81-79 victory at Averett University on Wednesday night. In the first half of play, the Cougars and the Pride played to six ties over the first ten minutes of play before Averett took …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Basketball Final – Guilford 66, Hollins 48

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ROANOKE, Va. – Kali Cuttaia (Eden, N.C./Morehead/Univ. of Charleston (W. Va.)) and Brittany Drew (Greensboro, N.C./Page) led the Quakers with 16 points a piece as Guilford College claimed a Wednesday evening Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory over Hollins University, 66-48. The Quakers (10-8, 4-5 ODAC) created distance from Hollins (2-15, 0-9 ODAC) in the …Read the Rest…


HPU WBB Races Past Coastal Carolina For A 73-65 Win

Posted by Press Release on January 28, 2015 at 4:04 am under College | Be the First to Comment

• Redshirt-senior Stacia Robertson posted 14 points and 11 rebounds for her seventh double-double of the year. • Sophomore Kaylah Keys led the team with 17 points on 7-of-13 shooting in the contest. • The win gives the Panthers 15 straight inside the Millis Center and their 10-0 home record ties the 2005-06 team for …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Charlotte Smith Selected to North Carolina Hall of Fame

Posted by Press Release on January 27, 2015 at 1:19 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

RALEIGH, N.C. – Elon women’s basketball head coach and former University of North Carolina women’s basketball standout Charlotte Smith has been selected as one of 10 members of the 2015 class of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. Other members of the class include Jeff Bostic, Joe Bostic, John Clougherty, Freddie Combs, Rick Hendrick, …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Burnett Earns Second CAA WBB Weekly Honor

Posted by Press Release on January 26, 2015 at 1:52 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association announced today, Jan. 26, that Elon women’s basketball’s Shay Burnett has been named the Rookie of the Week. This marks the second time this season that Burnett has been awarded the honor from the league. Burnett led the Phoenix in scoring last week, averaging 14 points per game …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB Outlasts Northeastern in Overtime

Posted by Press Release on January 25, 2015 at 8:26 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – It had been over two years since the Elon women’s basketball team played an overtime game but 40 minutes wasn’t enough to determine today’s game against visiting Northeastern in Alumni Gym. The Phoenix went on to claim an 80-77 victory over the Huskies after the game was tied at 68-all at the …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Basketball Final – Lynchburg 52, Guilfford 46

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – Shannon Allan scored a game-high 18 points, including the go-ahead basket with 4:49 left in regulation, in Lynchburg College’s 52-46 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) women’s basketball win Saturday afternoon. Allan had 11 first-half points as the host Hornets (11-6, 6-2 ODAC) took a 28-20 halftime lead. The Quakers (9-7, 3-5 ODAC) …Read the Rest…

GC Pride Women Run Past Methodist For Tuggle’s 100th Win

Posted by Press Release on January 24, 2015 at 9:10 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

Greensboro Athletics January 24, 2015 GREENSBORO, NC – Greensboro College Pride Head Women’s Basketball Coach Randy Tuggle picked up his 100th career win on Saturday afternoon. The Pride welcomed USA South Athletic Conference foe Methodist University into town, and came away with a 64-46 win to secure the milestone. The Pride women raced out to …Read the Rest…


Elon WBB Phoenix Welcomes Huskies for First Meeting Sunday

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon women’s basketball team (11-7, 4-3) returns to Alumni Gym for its last home game of the month to host Northeastern (4-13, 1-6) on Sunday, Feb. 25. The game is set for a 3 p.m. tip and will also be televised on the American Sports Network. Tickets can be purchased through …Read the Rest…

HPU WBB Travels to Radford on Saturday

Posted by Press Release on January 23, 2015 at 11:47 am under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University women’s basketball team will look to stay hot as it travels north to take on Radford on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Dedmon Center on ESPN3. The Panthers (12-6, 8-1) dispatched of Gardner-Webb on Tuesday to move into a tie with Liberty atop the conference standings. …Read the Rest…

Comeback Attempt Falls Short at UNCW for Elon WBB Phoenix

Posted by Press Release on January 22, 2015 at 10:09 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Despite trailing by only four in the final minute, the Elon women’s basketball team was not able to overcome UNCW tonight, Jan. 22, and complete a comeback, falling by a 76-68 final in Trask Coliseum. “There were times where we were fighting back to get out of the deficit but we just …Read the Rest…

GC Pride Women Smother Panthers For 66-58 Conference Victory

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GREENSBORO, NC – Shanita Hampton and Alexis Hite each scored a team high thirteen points on Wednesday night as the Pride topped the Panthers of Ferrum College in USA South play 66-58. The Pride came out of the starting gate fast opening the game on a 6-0 run to take an early lead. Syerra Troutman …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Basketball Final – Guilford 73, Emory & Henry 63

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College’s Brittany Drew (Greensboro, N.C./Page) and Lauren Ramsey (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) each amassed career-high point totals in the Quakers’ Wednesday Night Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory over Emory & Henry College, 73-63. Guilford (9-7, 3-4 ODAC) held an advantage for the first ten minutes of the contest, with their largest …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB Travels East to UNCW Thursday

Posted by Press Release on January 21, 2015 at 2:47 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon women’s basketball team (11-6, 4-2) plays four of its next five games on the road, beginning with a game at UNC Wilmington (6-11, 2-4) on Thursday, Jan. 22. Tip is set for 7 p.m. in Trask Coliseum in Wilmington, N.C. Last Time Out Elon wrapped up a three game home …Read the Rest…


Keys Leads Rally As HPU WBB Bests Gardner-Webb 72-57

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• Sophomore Kaylah Keys came up huge scoring 10 of her game-high 24 points during a crucial 16-4 run that allowed HPU to pull away in the second half. • High Point improved to 8-1 in conference play and moved into a tie with Liberty for first place in the Big South. • The win …Read the Rest…

HPU WBB Panthers Host Runnin’ Bulldogs On Tuesday Night

Posted by Press Release on January 19, 2015 at 5:52 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University women’s basketball team will look to win its fifth straight game when it hosts Gardner-Webb on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Millis Center. The Panthers (11-6, 7-1) have won their last four games by an average of 24 points since their loss at Liberty. Meanwhile, the …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB Phoenix Battles Past Tigers in Second Half

Posted by Press Release on January 18, 2015 at 6:25 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – A 31-18 advantage in the second half put the Elon women’s basketball team past Towson with a 58-43 final today, Jan. 18, in Alumni Gym. The Phoenix used a 17-0 run that spanned just over seven minutes during the last nine minutes of the second half to overcome a one-point deficit and …Read the Rest…